SAVVY: Forget green buildings – forest in a building is the way forward to keep our concrete jungle green!

SAVVY: Forget green buildings – forest in a building is the way forward to keep our concrete jungle green!

GREEN Building. What‘s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear this? Most people would probably assume that you‘re talking about eco-friendly buildings constructed to save energy. Actually, several architectural firms around the world today are taking the...
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China is building a futuristic ‘forest city’ with more trees than people

China is building a futuristic ‘forest city’ with more trees than people

The world’s first “forest city” is under construction in China. The plan calls for terraced buildings with almost a million plants and 40,000 trees … growing not just on the ground, but on balconies and rooftops. In the architectural designs,...
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